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Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,632
Posted By LillaMan
Get out and ride…

I guess you guys are used to people talking about all the mods they've done, thinking they're not riding, but I can assure you I ride…

Most of the mods I'm making are to shorten clean-up time...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,632
Posted By LillaMan
Sorry to hear this…I've heard quite a few reports...

Sorry to hear this…I've heard quite a few reports about GS unreliability. I hope I avoid a few of the issues...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,632
Posted By LillaMan
Good Lord, what have I done?

Two weeks ago, I bought the bike of my dreams…a 2007 BMW R1200GS with wire wheels

It came equipped with BMW carbon fiber front and rear lower fenders, Touratech sump and oil cooler guards, and the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5,440
Views: 1,111,976
Posted By LillaMan
2006 kl883r

Here's one more:

http://s20.postimg.org/5u9q1w4i5/P6150010.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,540
Posted By LillaMan
Thanks

Great pictures. Wish I had found them before I removed the lock mechanism from the bag innards. I would've avoided the hassle with the release arms.

Any tips on the removing the lock from a 28L...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12,802
Views: 2,496,529
Posted By LillaMan
Fatbar Conversion

Here's my recently completed fatbar conversion.

I had a used BMW F800GS handlebar lying around, so I bought a cheap pair of converters and installed it.

Much more comfortable riding position,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12,802
Views: 2,496,529
Posted By LillaMan
My next bike!

I am so excited... I have found the bike I have been looking for since I started riding in the late 70s... Honda CRF250L.

http://s12.postimage.org/nmdwmm9od/CRF250_L_small.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,301,857
Posted By LillaMan
And the new bike... ...

And the new bike...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-_uJIYoeFki0/UGrCfztx5gI/AAAAAAAAAKE/iR4UNrBEVg8/s1600/r1200GS.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-30-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 461
Posted By LillaMan
Swedish MC Touring

Anyone interested in following me as I explore the Swedish countryside, can do so at:

www.facebook.com/SwedishMcTouring

and

http://swedishmctouring.blogspot.se/

And, if you're ever on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,140
Posted By LillaMan
Thanks

Nice list. Thanks for the effort of compiling and providing.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-19-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
Okay. Maybe I don't have the main clamp bolts...

Okay. Maybe I don't have the main clamp bolts tightened enough; I seem to have too much flex in the handlebar.

Although I hear it quite often, but I really can't say that I notice so much...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-19-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
Okay. Good to know. Maybe, I will...

Okay. Good to know.



Maybe, I will look into nylon washers instead; less flex and less vibration maybe.

Thanks for your feedback.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
Aspirations

Although I don't aspire to crash my bike, I do plan on riding more offroad.

My hope is that the fat bar - and new clamp set-up - will improve the stability of the front-end a bit (stiffen it up a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
I don't disagree with your observations. I...

I don't disagree with your observations.

I changed the seat out for three reasons:


I like the contrast and simplicity of black/white/silver
I wanted to preserve the red seat in case I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
Nearly complete...

Well, the BMW beak is on!

As well, I returned the Scottoiler and with the money bought a black seat, and from Wunderlich a side stand foot enlarger, cruise control and 16-tooth front gear:

<a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
Beak installed

Here is a picture of the BMW beak installed on my F650GS.

A much more robust (big) beak than that from Touratech; I like it much better and it installed much easier.

Also pictured is the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
BMW front fender beak

Per everyone's suggestions, I ordered my front fender beak from Sierra BMW. A third the price of the Touratech model. Hopefully better quality too. Also added to my order an Aeroflow headlight cover....
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-01-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
Wunderlich front fork gaiters

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/80552748@N06/7480008834/" title="IMG_0110.jpg by jeverett486, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7133/7480008834_a7144396bf_z.jpg" width="480"...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-01-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,340
Posted By LillaMan
The job is done

I installed the gaiters this afternoon.

Pretty simple actually. Took about an hour, most of the time was spent reinstalling the bodywork that I had removed when I installed the bar risers....
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,340
Posted By LillaMan
Responses

Thanks for the responses. I will try my luck this weekend.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,340
Posted By LillaMan
F650GS Front Wheel Removal

Hello,

I have a 2010 F650GS and I want to install the fork gaiters I bought from Wunderlich.

I have two questions for you all:

1) From experience, what is the best way to suport the bike...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
Thanks Dieselpwr. I am planning on doing as you...

Thanks Dieselpwr. I am planning on doing as you suggest and buy the BMW beak. Jay
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
Touratech Rear Rack

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/80552748@N06/7447890336/" title="Touratech Rear Rack by jeverett486, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8009/7447890336_db53e657e2_z.jpg"...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
MachineArt MudSling Inner Rear Fender

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/80552748@N06/7447919482/" title="MudSling Rear Inner Fender by jeverett486, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8151/7447919482_2d3d47ccff.jpg"...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
MachineArt Avant Front Fender Extender <a...

MachineArt Avant Front Fender Extender

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/80552748@N06/7447921138/" title="Avant Fender Extender by jeverett486, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
Mods that work

Here are the recently installed Wunderlich bar riser. What a difference 20mm makes!

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/80552748@N06/7447888790/" title="IMG_0101.jpg by jeverett486, on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
Which is cheaper? Anyway, to answer your...

Which is cheaper? Anyway, to answer your questions, yes, what I bought was the Touratech version.

By the way, I think Touratech is the supplier to BMW. I haven't closely inspected an F800GS to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,098
Posted By LillaMan
To beak, or not to beak

Well, the accessorizing continues.

I received today from Nippy Norman's my Touratech Rear Luggage Grid and Front Fender Beak.

The rear rack is pretty much what I expected it to be, but the...
Forum: Europe 06-19-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By LillaMan
Thanks ReefDog and MichaelJ, I need to study...

Thanks ReefDog and MichaelJ,

I need to study your recommendations in depth. I haven't had a chain in a long time.

I was just looking into the Scottoiler ( from Wunderlich), someone said this is...
Forum: Europe 06-11-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By LillaMan
Thanks for all the tips!

Thanks for all the tips!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8,136
Views: 2,830,105
Posted By LillaMan
That's too bad. The color scheme was one of the...

That's too bad. The color scheme was one of the reasons why I bought the bike. Actually it's the first white BMW I've ever owned... and I like it very much!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8,136
Views: 2,830,105
Posted By LillaMan
Wicked Welcome home!

My new toy, home after picking it up in Gothenburg and riding 86km in the rain.

Welcome to Swedish summers!

<img...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By LillaMan
No regrets!

You're welcome! The more the merrier!

:freaky
Forum: Europe 06-09-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By LillaMan
Enjoy!

Thanks! I have been enjoying it greatly so far. Now I begin the tweaking.
Forum: Europe 06-09-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By LillaMan
Scott oiler?

Is the BMW kit shite?
Forum: Europe 06-06-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By LillaMan
Chains that bind us

Chains that bind us
Hello!

I am the proud new owner of a 2010 BMW F650GS - 30th Anniversary Edition.

Although not new to this site nor BMW motorcycles, this is my first chain-driven model. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By LillaMan
Chains that bind us

Hello!

I am the proud new owner of a 2010 BMW F650GS - 30th Anniversary Edition.

Although not new to this site nor BMW motorcycles, this is my first chain-driven model. I look forward to...
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